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  2. WAR NOTES.

    The latest attack in Flanders should bring home to us more forcibly than ever the superiority of the Allies' offensive methods and the excellence of their organisation. The ...

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  3. LATE WAR NEWS.

    It is reported from Washington that the French Commission, in an authoritative review of the recent course of the war, declares:—"The Germans have reached their ...

    Article : 202 words
  4. LATEST ANGLO-FRENCH MOVE IN FLANDERS.

    The dotted line represents the old front in Flanders, and the line consisting of dots and dashes indicates the front reached after the Messines offensive. The heavy black line represents the approximate position of the present front, as indicated by the earlier communiques and correspondents' messages. It must be noted that this line is by no means definite, no official details of the latest advance having been received from Sir Douglas Haig up to the time the map was ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  5. THE BRITISH WAY.

    Mr. Philip Gibbs says: The enemy again suffered great losses among two new divisions, namely the 227th, straight from Reims, which only got into the line during the night, and ...

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  6. FOURTH BLOW

    Sir Douglas Haig has struck again on the Flanders front for the fourth time since the middle of September. On this occasion the French co-operated in the ...

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  7. SHAM PEACE IMPOSSIBLE.

    A Montreal message states that Lord Northcliffe, addressing the Canadian Club, predicted that soldiers would assume a dominant position after the war. They would not be ...

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  8. READJUSTING THE BATTLE-FRONT.

    While the attack extended along the greater part of an eight-mile front, the objectives, especially on the right of the line attacked, appear to have been fixed in such a way as ...

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  9. HOLLAND'S LIVE STOCK.

    A Washington report says the head of the Dutch mission asserts that Holland has begun to slaughter part of her live stock, owing to the shortage of feed. A 50 per cent. ...

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  10. INSULT TO SPAIN.

    It is believed that the escape of the interned German U boat from Cadiz has augmented the chances of involving Spain in the war. Spain stands insulted. It is not ...

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  11. AUSTRALIAN WHEAT.

    The Customs Division of the Treasury Department announces that Australian wheat and flour are to be admitted free. ...

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  12. PROMOTIONS.

    Major David Thomson, M.C., has been promoted to the rank of lietenant-colonel. He is a Scotchman, 38 years of age, and enlisted at an early age in the Gordon Highlanders, ...

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  13. AUSTRIA PERTURBED

    A message from Rome, says the "Idea Nationale's" Berne correspondent reports a great Austrian War Council on the Isonzo front, the Arcbduke Conrad and ...

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  14. AUSTRALIANS' SHARE.

    In response to a request by the London representatives of the Australian Press Association for a message on the subject of the share of the Australian troops in the ...

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  15. FOREST FORTRESS.

    The "Daily Chronicle's" Paris correspondent says: General Anthoine's army, co-operating with the British, pushed on and occupied half the ground between the lines ...

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  16. WIDE STRATEGICAL AIMS.

    It is impossible to say how much of the Allied strategical plan will be disclosed before the full rigour of winter conditions is felt. At present the operation possesses ...

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  17. GALLANT NEW ZEALANDERS.

    Sir Douglas Haig, replying to the congratulations of Sir Thomas Mackenzie (High Commissioner for New Zealand), says:— "Your message of congratulation much ...

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  18. POELCAPELLE.

    Mr. Perceval Phillips telegraphed on Tuesday night: The Fourth German Army has been defeated again in battle. It is another unqualified success. ...

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  19. COUNTRY NEWS.

    CULCAIRN.—The Shire Council reports that in spite of heavy floods no serious damage has been done to the many bridges in the shire. Embankments and approaches have in ...

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  20. GERMANY'S PEACE PLOTS

    A French commission, which is inquiring into the Bolo Pasha scandal, is visiting England. The Commissioners possess documents, ...

    Article : 108 words
  21. RUSSIA.

    A Petrograd message states that M. Kerensky's now Cabinet comprises six Socialists and eleven representatives of other parties. Among the latter, M. Terestchenko has the ...

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  22. FOR PEACE.

    An Amsterdam message says the "Deutsche Tageszeitung" announces, on good authority, that Austria and Germany will shortly propose a fresh peace basis providing as ...

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  23. A DIFFICULT TASK.

    Mr. C. E. W. Bean, official correspondent for the Commonwealth, telegraphed on Tuesday morning:—There was launched two hours ago the most difficult attack undertaken since ...

    Article : 324 words
  24. BLACK SEA ACTIVITY.

    A Russian official message on Tuesday stated:—In the Bosphorus region our torpedo-boats destroyed seven coal-laden barges. A Russian submarine captured and brought ...

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  25. DANGER OF MEAT FAMINE.

    The Press Bureau announces that Lord Rhondda, replying to an agricultural deputation, dealt with a complaint that the fixed prices of meat were not remunerative to the ...

    Article : 96 words
  26. UNIONIST CONVICTED.

    George Dale, a leading unionist, was before the police court yesterday, on remand, charged with using insulting words, viz., "If I had made as prolific profits out of the ...

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  27. THE GREATEST GRIEVANCE.

    The conditions which prevailed during the latest attack appear to have been similar in many respects to those in which the operations resulting in the capture of Langemarck ...

    Article : 344 words
  28. U.S.A. NAVY.

    A Washington message says the Secretary of the Navy (Mr. Daniel) has signed £70,000,000 worth of contracts, which, when completed, will double the number of ...

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  29. CANADIAN POLITICS.

    Ottawa advices state that a Union Government is on the eve of accomplishment. The western Liberals, Mr. Crerar (Farmers' representative), Mr. A. L. Sifton (the Premier ...

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  30. SOLDIERS' PAY.

    The Press Bureau announces a joint committee of trade unions and members of Parliament urged Mr. Lloyd George immediately to increase the pay of soldiers and sailors ...

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  31. NEWCASTLE CIRCUIT COURT.

    The Circuit Court, presided over by Mr. Justice Sly, continued its sitting in Newcastle to-day. Ethel Violet May Benn was convicted on ...

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  32. WAR RISKS REDUCED.

    It is reported from Christiania that owing, to decreased activity of submarines Norwegian cargo Insurance in the North Sea has been lowered 1 per cent. It is now 7 per ...

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  33. CAPT. CARMICHAEL, M.L.A.

    Captain Carmichael, M L.A, of Sydney, is progressing favourably in the Wandsworth Hospital. He was wounded in the leg and arm in the recent battle in Flanders. ...

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  34. AUSTRALIAN RED CROSS

    A report of the Australian Red Cross states that 2800 prisoners are now in Germany and 124 in Turkey. During September 15,796 food parcels, and ...

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  35. CIRCUIT COURT.

    At the Circuit Court, which was presided over by Mr. Justice Sly, Anton Wickter Henrickson and Konstantin Czarnulla were found guilty of assault and robbery, and sentenced ...

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  36. HURRICANE FIGHTING.

    The correspondent of the United Press Association, writing at noon on Tuesday, stated: English, French, and oversea troops attacked on a wide front the ...

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  37. CANADA'S WAR WORK.

    An Ottawa message states that drafted men have been ordered to report on November 19, and will join the colours on December 10. The Government has decided to prohibit ...

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  38. DOMINION FINANCES.

    It was officially stated in the House of Representatives that provision would have to be made for a further war loan of £1,000,000 in the Budget provision was ...

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  39. AMERICAN LOANS TO ALLIES.

    A Washington message says the United States is making further loans of £40,000,000 to Britain and France. Britain's total borrowed from America is now £1,280,000,000. ...

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  40. SINN FEIN ACTIVITY.

    The Sinn Fein has summoned all Irish Home Rule Members of Parliament to resign. Some of the newspapers suggest that the increasing activity of the Sinn Fein is due to ...

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  41. HARBOURING ABSENTEES.

    A city publican in London has been sentenced to six weeks' imprisonment for harbouring Australian absentees, four of whom overstayed their leave by from 30 to 48 days. ...

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  42. MILITARY PARADE.

    Arrangements have been made for a military parade in Sydney on Sunday next by the troops from Liverpol camp. They will form up at Eddy-avenue, at 10 a.m., and march to the ...

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  43. LATE MR. EBENEZER WARD.

    Mr. Ebenezer Ward, once a notable figure in South Australian politics, died in the Perth Public Hospital on Monday, aged 81. ...

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